Faculty - Asst Professor of English, Tenure-Track, British Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century

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Faculty - Assistant Professor of English, Tenure-Track, British Literature of the Long Eighteenth Ce


Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job Type: Faculty
Job Number: FY2401717
Closing: 12/1/2023 11:59 PM Mountain
Location: 800 W University Parkway, Orem
Division: College of Humanities/Social Science

Position Announcement
Utah Valley University's Department of English and Literature invites applications for a tenure-track position in British Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century, to begin August 2024. The successful candidate for the position is expected to teach lower-division literature surveys in early British literature, upper-division courses in specialized field, literary theory courses, and first-year composition. Standard teaching load is 4/4 split between first-year composition and courses within the English and Literary Studies curriculum in a department that includes degree emphases in Writing Studies, Literary Studies, Creative Writing, and English Education. Opportunities for reassigned time include serving as writing program administrator or advisor of student journals. Faculty also have the opportunity to direct a summer London study abroad program.

Located in Orem, UT, forty miles south of Salt Lake City, Utah Valley University is the largest and fastest growing university in Utah with over 40,000 students. UVU offers a superior undergraduate experience through teaching, research, and engagement. The university offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. UVU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer, is committed to an inclusive hiring process, and welcomes diverse candidates.

For consideration, please submit the following to the application portal: cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, two letters of recommendation, and a record of student ratings or other evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in English with a focus on British Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century required at time of appointment (ABD considered, with the expected degree to be completed by August 2024).

Required Documents



  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Cover Letter
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Student Ratings or Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness


EEO Statement:

UVU employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant's qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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